Nigeria

On April 27, 2017, CARE welcomed CARE Nigeria into the fold. Created in response to the severe crisis and need for life-saving assistance, CARE Nigeria is working to eliminate the gaps in food security, nutrition and protection. We aim to help over 900,000 people in the states of Borno and Tobe with life-saving food and livelihood assistance, as well as reproductive health services and women affected by gender-based violence.

CARE is working throughout the Lake Chad Basin to assist people affected by crises across all sectors.

10/9/18

To fight or flee? The decision no 12-year-old should have to make

When armed groups invaded her village in northeast Nigeria, Hadiza, 15, had two options before they burned it down: leave or join their terrorizing force. Armed groups killed her mother and father. Hadiza fled. Three years later, she lives in relative safety in another part of Nigeria.

8/15/18

Syria tops the list of deadliest places for aid workers for the second consecutive year

GENEVA (August 15, 2018) -  Syria tops the list of deadliest places to be an aid worker for the second year in a row, an analysis by the poverty-fighting organization CARE has found.

1/26/18

PBS News Hour: These 10 humanitarian crises got the least attention last year

CARE’s Suffering in Silence report highlighting the 10 most underreported humanitarian crises of 2017 was featured in a story by PBS NewsHour.

1/26/18

PBS: These 10 humanitarian crises got the least attention last year

PBS Newshour.com published an extensive story on CARE’s “Suffering in Silence” report highlighting the 10 most underreported humanitarian crises of 2017.

1/17/18

No mother should see her child starving

Lami Mahamadou is a 35-year-old mother of six. She had everything in life. Her husband, Issa Adamu, was a fisherman who made sure she never missed anything. She was living life to the fullest.

1/17/18

Overcoming fear: A mother finds peace in reuniting with family

Ibtisam Shahid*, 35, is a mother of seven who lived in Nigeria, in a town not far from the border with Niger. She used to be a businesswoman, selling water, food, and small products. She had a few employees who helped her sell her items in the street.

11/29/17

Rebuilding a life from the ashes

"They came with their gasoline and their matches."

 

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